Hot Bags for Menstrual Cramps

Simply hold a slightly warm wheat bag onto your tummy for short periods of time. The heat coupled with light massage can be very soothing.

Heatywheaty wheat bags are made to last, using only locally produced, 100% cotton fabrics and high quality, specially treated wheat. Our wheat is a lot heavier than the more commonly used buck wheat and provides soothing pressure on application. It also has a far fainter smell which lessens with use.

They are both microwaveable and freezable making them a perfect choice for both hot and cold therapy. Heatywheaty wheat bags are safe and easy to use. They are also economical and can stay warm next to your body throughout the night. These bags are perfect for treating menstrual cramps. They are a great choice as you no longer need to worry about a hot water bottle leaking, or any kind of electric fault.

Heatywheaty wheat bags are all still lovingly made by hand in Sophiatown, South Africa, where they first began. Our range of machine washable cotton covers come in three colours and are simple enough that they needn’t be hidden out of sight.

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